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3 Minute English! by Venturenglish.com is a unique podcast for intermediate and advanced English learners. Why unique? Because instead of presenting idioms or dialogs, 3 Minute English! gives tips on usage, style and nuance in English. The host, Paul Durant, takes about 3 or 4 minutes... more or less... to describe a usage or style point to help improve your English. The podcast is useful for all learners, but focused toward Japanese learners of English.

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3 Minute English! by Venturenglish.com is a unique podcast for intermediate and advanced English learners. Why unique? Because instead of presenting idioms or dialogs, 3 Minute English! gives tips on usage, style and nuance in English. The host, Paul Durant, takes about 3 or 4 minutes... more or less... to describe a usage or style point to help improve your English. The podcast is useful for all learners, but focused toward Japanese learners of English.

    #54 The Origin of Quarantine

    #54 The Origin of Quarantine

    This has been a very common and very unpopular word these past few months. Where does it come from? This episode I give you a little about the history and origin of the word quarantine.







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    • 3 min
    #54 Social Distancing or Quarantine?

    #54 Social Distancing or Quarantine?

    Unfortunately some new words are coming into regular use related to the corona virus. You've probably been hearing about Social distancing, Shutter-in-place, lockdown and quarantine. What do they mean and what are the important differences?







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    • 4 min
    #53 Recall, Remember or Recollect?

    #53 Recall, Remember or Recollect?

    These three words have very similar meanings. Which one should you use when and what are some of the differences? We talk about these three words in this week's episode.







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    • 4 min
    #52 Admit or Accept

    #52 Admit or Accept

    Which would you use? Well, it depends on the situation. People often confuse the usage of these two words, but using the right one will really help get your message across. We talk about that in this week's episode.







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    • 5 min
    #51 Raise the Bar

    #51 Raise the Bar

    This year we're going to try to raise the bar at VenturEnglish. But what does it mean to raise the bar, set the bar or lower the bar. We talk about this useful and common idiom this week.







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    • 4 min
    #50 New Year’s Resolutions

    #50 New Year’s Resolutions

    Have you ever made a New Year's resolution? Have you ever wondered what a New Year's resolution is? We'll talk about resolutions and the resolve to make them happen. What will your resolution be this year?







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    • 4 min

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